Falcon Ridge

Notice:  A water quality advisory is in place for this system.  More Details

 

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Annual Drinking Water Information

Small Systems Annual report

Size and number of connections

The system services approximately 55 active connections and 55 parcels in the service area.

Location

The system is located approximately 8 km east of Kelowna, BC on Hawk Road, Falcon Ridge Crescent, and Peregrine Road near Highway 33 within Joe Rich and Central Okanagan East Electoral Area.

Source

The Falcon Ridge Water System is sourced from Mission Creek.

System Description

The Falcon Ridge Water System was constructed in 1989, has one reservoir and pressure zone. See Service Area Map for more information. The water system utilizes a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system, which allows for remote system monitoring.

Treatment

The method of treatment is chlorine disinfection. The water system does not currently meet all Canadian Standard Drinking Water Guidelines; however, improvements are planned for 2018 to meet all Interior Health objectives.

Water Quality Advisories (link to advisories page) are occasionally issued during high turbidity events, sometimes caused by spring freshet or other disturbances in the source water.

Storage

The water system includes the following reservoir:

  • Falcon Ridge Reservoir – 190 m3 concrete reservoir cell.

Distribution system

The system includes approximately 3,400 metres of watermain.

Plans for Future Upgrades

Reservoir expansion, UV disinfection, and filtration are planned in 2018 to improve water quality and storage.  View Current Construction Upgrade Information

Governance

The water system is owned and operated by the RDCO.

 
 
 
Regional District of Central Okanagan | 1450 KLO Road | Kelowna, BC V1W 3Z4
Ph: 250-763-4918 | Fax: 250-763-0606 | Email: info@cord.bc.ca
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Closed Holidays)